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in washington, thanks so much. >>> all right. still ahead, president barack obama meeting with sandy victims. patience runs out in the northeast. >>> we are learning of charges against a couple of bp employees now over the gulf oil spill. they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centuries. the strength of a global financial leader. the heart of a one-to-one relationship. together for your future. ♪ >>> new details today in the oil rig disaster that cost oil giant bp billions. attorney general eric holder announced last hour that two bp officials are each charged with 22 counts of manslaughter, a third official charged with obstruction of justice in connection with the worst oil spill in history and the punishment doesn't stop there. bp will pay a record $4.5 billion fine to settle criminal charges. an explosion on bp's oil rig in the gulf of mexico killed 11 people in april of 2010. millions of barrels of oil poured in to the gulf of mexico,
? thank you very much, everybody. >> all right. president barack obama there on staten island. the second visit to the region after superstorm sandy reiter e reiterating that the federal government will be there in the complete rebuilding of this region devastated by that storm. there he is with the governor of new york and also homeland security chief janet napolitano and senators chuck schumer also there as well as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. you heard the president there also talking about poignant moment with the moore family and many people recall their two sons swept away and he talked about what's been a very emotional visit to the staten island area, but also a kind of reaffirms that resolve that the federal government will be there as best it can in the rebuilding process. our victor blackwell is there, also, in staten island outside of recovery center. so victor, give me an idea what the reception has been like for the president's second now visit, the first post-re-election there to staten island. >> reporter: well, i think the president today said what the peop
" for now. thanks for being with us. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >>> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show," from new york. president obama went to bat for the middle class today and mitt romney is still beating up the 47%. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >> with respect to the issue of mandate, i've got one mandate. i've got a mandate to help middle class families and families that are working hard to try to get -- that's my mandate. >> the president draws a line in the sand for the middle class. >> the only question now is, are we going to hold the middle class hostage? >> and gets as angry as you will ever see him taking on an old bitter foe. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> tonight, congressman tim ryan of ohio on the president's middle class rallying cry. jonathan alter on the epic throwdown with john mccain. >>> plus, the new senator even nate silver didn't see coming. >> we missed the north dakota senate -- >> yes, you did! >> heidi hitekamp joins me for an excl
to ed show. thanks for staying with us tonight. president obama wasn't the only one speaking out today. the mr. mitt romney held a conference call with his high-dollar donors. romney seemed to double down on his 47% comments. romney said the president won by following the old playbook and giving gifts to, quote, the african-american community, the hispanic community, and young people. the former candidate went on to say this. "with regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest was a big gift. free contraceptives were very big with young college-aged women. and then finally, obama care also made a difference for them because, as you know, anybody now 26 years of age and younger was now going to be part of their parent's plan, and that was a big gift too to young people." for more, let's turn to john nichols, washington correspondent of "the nation" magazine and author of the book "uprising." it doesn't sound like mitt romney has learned anything in the last week. >> the interesting thing is that back in october, when he was really getting a hard time
to defund planned parenthood. >> good to you have with us tonight. thanks for watching. absence of arrogance. president obama continued his fight for the middle class today and hit back at republican bullies in the process. the president held his first new conference since winning the president once again pipts the first time he's faced the news media without the worry or pressure for reelection. president obama is staying in constant communication with the american public as he makes it clear the country cannot afford to extend the bush tax cuts for the wealthy. >> this shouldn't be a surprise to anybody. if there was one thing that everybody understood was a big difference between myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced responsible approach and part of that included making sure the wealth yet americans pay a little bit more. >> the president's plan with this whole game, with all the card out in the open and on the table. you nome what, think about this, the president could have said i don't want to do that, i think i'm going to cave
mcglowan, marjorie clifton. thank you both. >> thank you. jenna: president obama continues to seek a diplomatic solution to the nuclear standoff with iran. but some new reports now say our close ally in the middle east is not so sure about that. we have new details in saudi arabia's possible proxy war inside iran. >>> also the untold story in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. the destruction is still so shocking but so is the plan for cleanup. wait until you see where all the garbage is going. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and
happens. thank you. >> all right. >>> president obama got a firsthand look today at parts of new york that were hardest hit by superstorm sandy. thousands of new yorkers, yes, thousands of new yorkers still don't have power two and a half weeks after sandy hit. the storm is raising serious questions about the government's response, even bigger questions about weather patterns, at least for some. let's bring in our white house correspondent brianna keilar -- actually, brianna is not yet available i'm told. but we do expect to get her up soon. we'll speak to brianna keilar momentarily. we'll also have a quick check of some of the day's other top stories. that's coming up including mitt romney, did he hurt himself with gaffes during his presidential campaign? is he hurting the republican party right now with his latest comments, the louisiana governor, bobby jindal, he's standing by to join us live. (splashing)... (child screaming underwater)... (underwater noises). >>> we've reconnected with brianna keilar, our white house correspondent, brianna keilar, is watching what's going on in ne
the same fate thanks mostly to last summer's olympics boost. >>> back on the street yesterday, selling picked up after president obama's media briefing about the upcoming tax cut negotiates. and today we'll see what impact the fed has. chief ben bernanke speaks this afternoon. >>> also on deck, before the bell earnings from walmart and target. retail sales dropped in october after three months of gains. later today, bp is expected to announce it will pay the largest penalty in history to settle criminal and other claims from the 2010 gulf oil disaster. >>> new york state's attorney general has subpoenaed documents related to sandy related prep and procedure from both con-edison and long island power authority. >>> the fda says over the past four years five-hour energy shots have been cited in the deaths of 13 people. this after last month's news tying monster energy drinks to five fatalities. >>> pizza chain poppa johns is under fire after allegedly sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited text messages to his customers. plaintiffs are seeking $250 million in a class action lawsuit
, host and producer of "huff post live." today she tweeted, "romney makes it sound like obama personally handed out fruit baskets to people to win the election." you're right about that, abby. thanks for joining me tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> abby, the romney campaign put out a statement today saying, "governor romney was simply elaborating on what david axelrod had said about the obama campaign's effort to target key demographics, most specifically women." what's your reaction to that statement? >> well, reverend, i'm still waiting for my fruit basket. i'm not only a woman but i'm a young voter. i never received one. i think what we're seeing here -- >> it's coming, abby. it's coming. >> what we're seeing here, and david corn will probably say the same thing, is just a confirmation that he really does believe that 47% comment. he's very much at home when he's talking to his donors. and moreover, i think when we're talking about this so-called gift, when you give someone a gift you do it because you want to give it to them, not because they necessarily need, it not because they
-electing obama -- high unemployment, slow growth, the directl of kathululu will rise from the ocean and -- >> is that -- >> thank god. you hear that too? because nobody is playing it. there is no dj, nothing. there is no sound system. it's really kind of eerie. >> covering the romney campaign for "the daily show." he has been on the show since 2006. he has been stealing the spotlight since his first school play sense he was 7 years old. assef joins us now. what are you doing? after election fatigue, what -- >> election fatigue. i feel like -- what's that. >> what are you going to do? >> i went right from the sort of election stuff on "the daily show" right into this play, so i have been working straight up. >> tell me about it. >> it's at the lincoln center. it's called "disgrace." it's not a comedy. for people who have seen "the daily show" and know me from "the daily show" it's a very different sort of experience. it's a dramatic roll. it's dealing with a lot of identity politics. >> tell me about the identity politics because that's one of the things mainly that you saw president
those. congress wants them. they're not likely to get them. >> thank you. >> thanks, charlie. >> norah? >>> also at his news conference, president obama talked about the scandal that led david petraeus to resign as cia director. he called it just one episode in an extraordinary career. >> he did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of cia with respect to this personal matter that he is now dealing with with his family and with his wife. >> meanwhile, there's a new focus on jill kelley, the socialite house wife who sparked the investigation and her ties to florida's macdill air force base. manuel bojorquez is following that story in tampa. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. jill kelley was known for lavish parties at her home here, where she hosted tampa's elite, including top military leaders, but now she is hold up inside. within one week, the life she spent more than a decade cultivating is slipping away. jill kelley and her husband scott, who was seen last night outside their home for the first time since the scandal broke, were at the top
of an obama administration official, ken salazar. you know what happens to journalists who do their job? they get threatened to be punched. that's how this administration always works. always has been. >> steve: michelle, thank you very much for joining us on this thursday. have a great week. see you next week. >> you bet. take care. >> gretchen: first they fought for our freedom, now for our economy. wait until you hear the idea these veterans came up with to create jobs. you'll love it. >> steve: then should an entire neighborhood have to chop down its oak trees because one kid is allergic to nuts? we're reading your e-mail. keep them coming [ female announcer ] you spend weeks planning it. you spend all day cooking it. so why spend even a moment considering any broth but swanson? the broth cooks trust most to make the meal folks spend all year waiting for. in stuffing and more, the secret is swanson. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the
. thank you very much. other headlines on this thursday. in a couple hours, president obama is going to travel here to new york to look at the widespread destruction from monster storm sandy. there he is yesterday. going to head to staten island. a long island resident said his town was left in the dark every way possible. >> we had no police. the fire department was always around, but we had no information on what was going on. nothing. >> steve: who do you blame? >> everybody. the politicians in the local area. they didn't do a darn thing. we couldn't get telephone conversations. we couldn't make phone calls. the media is talking about manhattan and the overall picture, but not about us. we had nothing. >> steve: meanwhile, fema says it may need a bailout. a top fema executive says they expect losses. but their flood insurance program has less than $3 billion available in the kitty. >> gretchen: coming up, the battle over wisconsin's collective bargaining ban is far from overment the state is facing yet another lawsuit. governor scott walker here to react next. music: "make someone
of the leader of hamas' military ring. >> thank you very much for the update. >>> a defiant president obama making it clear he is ready to rumble with the republicans. the president drawing two big lines in the sand in his first news conference since winning re-election. first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford and, according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also coming to the defense of susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, who just a few days after the attack as you recall said violence on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block rice's nomination if she is picked to be the next secretary of state. the president firing back with a rare flash of anger. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian, live from washington this morning. it's
to look at the damage and to thank first responders who risked their lives last month. later this evening president obama will host the cast and crew of the movie "lincoln" for a screening at the white house. he is coming off a very important news conference yesterday. not only was this the first since his re-election, it was also the first he's held in eight months. several reporters did want to talk about the general petraeus scandal, of course but the president fortunately did get to spend a lot of time on the fiscal cliff which is what he was hoping for. while left room for a compromise by not taking a hard, red line on taxes he did say that he will not extend cuts for the rich. >> obama: when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further tax cut for folks who don't need it which would cost close to a trillion dollars. >> senate democrats are hoping he will stick to that claim and not compromise. with republicans they're asking the president not to cave in on talks over the fiscal clif
air strikes. soledad? >> sara sidner for us, thank you for the update. >>> let's get to washington now, where a pretty fiery president obama ready to take off the gloves, if the republicans want to fight. the president clearly stating two key demands during his first news conference, ever since winning re-election. the first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford, and according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also making clear that he has susan rice's back. that's his ambassador, the embattled u.s. ambassador to the united nations. initially she said that that september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. well, now two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block her nomination if, in fact, she is picked to be the next secretary of state. that had the president very anger. here's what he said. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they
. jonathan, thanks for joining us. >> good to be here. >> first thing i'm interested in is the market seemed to be surprised that obama won. is the market waking up and realizing he was reelected? >> i think it was less of a surprise but a dose of reality hitting. i think the pundits had it going a lot of different ways. but the real question is what happens next and that's what's got the markets scared. which is the fiscal cliff and the long term stability of the ability of people to work together. >> it seems like the conventional wisdom, mostle polls showed the president would win, most of the pundits from the state up level suggested that. i would have said that's going to happen and we'll be right back to the fiscal cliff problem. it seems like could you have gain this had out on the monday before if not a week earlier. >> i think most of us who look at long terp trends say what does it mean not for the next couple of months because that's the real news story, but the real investment story is what does this mean two, three, five years down the road. you're looking at interest rates at a
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